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21 Dec 2020
There's nothing quite like a pandemic for getting everyone to think about health and wellbeing. As well as the immediate measures required in the workplace, such as social distancing, screens, face masks and hand sanitiser, employers have been looking to the longer term. In fact, research by…
14 Dec 2020
Fraud can take a variety of forms and fraudsters are very good at coming up with new and ingenious ways of conning people out of their hard-earned cash. So it's important to be aware of the tactics they use and how to guard against becoming their next victim. This year, the Investment Association (…
11 Dec 2020
Bath Minerva Choir is one of the leading choirs in the city of Bath, with well over one hundred members, it is a friendly non-auditioning choir that welcomes singers of all standards. The choir would usually hold a Christmas concert in Bath, this year they're bringing carols straight to your home…
07 Dec 2020
When employees are diagnosed with a serious illness it can lead to issues ranging from physical and mental health problems to financial worries. To support staff -- and help ensure they perform at their best when at work -- there are various forms of support that employers can offer.
30 Nov 2020
Families don't always agree on how wealth should be invested, but the generations are united in the belief that wealth should drive positive change in the world and society. That's according to a new report from Barclays Private Bank, which says that sustainable investing is something that can…
23 Nov 2020
Many employees would say that pay and bonuses are their biggest motivator at work. While benefits like pensions, wellbeing initiatives and learning & development opportunities make for a happier and more productive workplace, employers also need to get the basics right -- and that means…
16 Nov 2020
2020 has been a year that many of us would rather forget, and the pandemic has put a hole in many people's finances. But for those lucky enough to be able to carry on working, the restrictions on going out have meant fewer opportunities to spend money. And some people, particularly those in their…
09 Nov 2020
Women are more likely than men to have gaps in their pension contributions and to save less in a pension due to lower-paid or part-time working. Women also live longer than men -- on average by 3.7 years -- so need their pension savings to last longer. While automatic enrolment has brought about a…
02 Nov 2020
In a divorce, many people overlook their pensions and retirement savings when agreeing a financial split. However, the consequences of this can be significant, with a shortfall in your retirement finances and potentially even a future claim from your ex-spouse.